Chair of Faculty Research Ethics Committee

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7090847 (Ref.No. AHCFO1042)
Posted: December 20, 2021

Job Description

Please note this role is only open to current employees within the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures.

The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Cultures is looking to appoint a new Chair of the Faculty Research Ethics Committee from 1 August 2022. The successful candidate will be a member of academic staff based in the Faculty.

The Committee remit includes: considering applications for ethical review from staff and students; working with applicants to ensure that research is conducted ethically; auditing completed research which received ethical approval to ensure compliance with ethical practices; and promoting awareness and understanding of ethical issues in research more broadly.  

The role of the Chair is open to academic members of staff with appropriate levels of expertise across all the Faculty’s Schools. 

The appointment is on a 0.3 fte basis, normally for a period of three years, and requires the agreement of the Executive Dean and relevant Head of School. 

Administrative and professional support from the Secretariat will be provided. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Matthew Treherne, Pro-Dean for Research and Innovation, email: [email protected]


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Arts, Humanities & Cultures
School/Institute:  Faculty Office
Category:  Academic
Grade:  N/A
Salary:  p.a.
This opportunity is available to academic colleagues employed within the Faculty
Working Time:  0.3 FTE
Post Type:  Part Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (The tenure of the post is for 3 years)
Release Date:  Friday 17 December 2021
Closing Date:  Monday 31 January 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  AHCFO1042


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